Marking Progress, Bush Shortens Troop Tours in Iraq

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Announcing that increased stability in Iraq will likely allow the withdrawal of more American forces, President Bush today reduced the length of assignments there for Marines and soldiers—immediately. Nancy Youssef, former Baghdad Bureau Chief and now Chief Pentagon Correspondent for McClatchy News Service, was in Baghdad yesterday.

Credits

Guest:
Nancy Youssef - McClatchy News Service - @nancyayoussef

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Dan Konecky, Sonya Geis